Free Media Awards 2014
Mustafa Nayyem - Ukraine

Mustafa Nayyem (b. 1981), Kiev, is a journalist and activist. He writes investigative articles for Ukrainian Pravda, where he is also a blogger.

Mustafa Nayyem, who was born in Kabul, founded the Internet channel, which has turned out to be an important source of news for the so-called Euromaidan.

Nayyem’s appeals on Facebook helped initiate the pro-European demonstrations on Euromaidan.

Intajour – the International Academy of Journalism, Hamburg, nominated Mustafa Nayyem.